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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are warm and courteous, weak WI-FI on and off, not very good. No restaurant so you need to go elsewhere for meals. No TV. No closets (wardrobes) so it is difficult to organise your clothes. Very hard water so the soap provided will not be of much use and so you need to carry your own shower gel. Lots... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Dirty place, smell of mold everywhere, horrible bathroom with used flip-flops (Who is forgotten them?). Poor breakfast with old bread. Man from reception tried to rob me. The worst experience of our vacation. Run away!!!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Management quite helpful and friendly. Room small and basic, but ok for overnight. We were there in extreme heat - not so warm shower was ok. Working air con and Wi-Fi. Close to beach. Will sleep over there again, but not a holiday stay.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

The people were really wonderful, went out of their way to make our stay more comfortable. The hotel is ideally located. The only downside is that there is a club nearby that blasts music till about 12 at night.

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Tausi O, Owner at Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Quazzane v thax very much for very nice review the noisy is ready controlled with our security kindly Tausi More 

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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We visit this place early August of 2015. We booked the room a day in advanced by tripadviser. We arrived after a short search where the hotel would be, the taxi-driver didn't knew this place. But when we arrived we had to wait for other guest by the meaning they had a change to choose a room and we would... More 

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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This hotel is centrally located but also noisy especially if you get a room on the ground floor. You can hear receptionist talking on the phone, pedestrians walking by your window as if they were in the same room. The price is steep at 60 USD per room, rooms rather dirty, breakfast uninspired. We were made to pay upfront for... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2015

This was a nice hotel with friendly people and great food. The rooms were clean and well equipped for the location. We stayed here on our arrival before traveling to Jambiani and for a day on our return. Highly recommend it.

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Tausi O, Owner at Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge, responded to this review

thax for staying with us and for the nice review kindly and all the best to u Tausi More 

Cork, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

Stone Town is best explored on foot and Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge is conveniently located in the heart of Stone Town. It can be tricky to find it due to the many turns through the narrow pathways but this is an incredibly fun experience with a lot to discover on the way. The rooms are basic but value for the... More 

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1 Thank Peter L
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

A fair hotel, but nowhere near worth the price. Check out your room first. Some rooms are far worse than others. Our first room was infested with mosquitoes, smelled horribly of damp, and had holes in the windows. Second room was manageable.

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Tausi O, Owner at Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge, responded to this review

Thanx for your nice and lovely review Welcome again Kindly Tausi More 

Aweil, South Sudan
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

First night, they have no room but since they want costumers, they asked one of the guest to let me sleep in their room. Anyway, I think the only redeeming factor about this place is the wifi. Price, I found cheaper places with better quality *cough*JamboloungeManchlodge*cough*. Staff, except for one, they are not trustworthy especially the service lady and the... More 

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Tausi O, Owner at Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge, responded to this review

Thax for your nice review !! Keep it up and welcome again Kindly Tausi More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge ( Karibu Zanzibar Hotel )is a very nice hotel in the heart of stone town with 9 rooms and wireless internet and all rooms have aircondition , hotwater and cold water , ceiling fan and mosquito net. All prices are with breakfast and all taxes. Transport is 15$ one way to hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge

Address: 117 Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $61 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Avoid ground floor. Very noisy, stories of insecurity, AC not working”
 of 5 bubbles briem35, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had the Jasmine room which was not so good anymore”
  • Strange object under the bed
  • mold mirrow and bad sink
 of 5 bubbles 188michielv, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“do not stay on the ground floor!”
 of 5 bubbles mistat2014, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Thoroughly inspect the rooms before accepting, get rooms in the second floor the WiFi is much better.”
 of 5 bubbles peterlC4734ZB, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If there is no room, find another lodge or they'll ask you to share a bed with a total stranger.”
 of 5 bubbles hewhotravelsalone, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
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